Articles by Claudia Parsons



6 Killed in Bombing at Iraqi Ministry

  • 27 February 07
  • Reuters
Iraqi Vice President Adel Abdul-Mahdi and a Cabinet minister are among those wounded in the attack in Baghdad.

Over 100 Killed in 24 Hours

  • 21 November 06
  • Reuters
More than 100 people were killed over 24 hours in Iraq and gunmen struck a fourth top politician in three days Monday, piling the pressure on Iraq's government to act to stop the spiral of sectarian violence.

Turkey Considers Alternatives to EU

  • 19 March 02
  • Reuters
In a country where anybody over 22 has lived through at least one military coup, a general's comments that Turkey could turn to Iran and Russia rather than embrace the European Union cannot be ignored.

Last Stand Looms in Kandahar

  • 04 December 01
  • Reuters
Afghan factions haggled in Bonn on Monday over who should sit in a new interim government as Afghanistan's former rulers threatened to mount a bloody last stand in besieged Kandahar.

U.S. Marines Begin Attacks From Afghan Base

  • 28 November 01
  • Reuters
More U.S. Marines flooded into their bridgehead near Kandahar on Tuesday as Taliban authority crumbled further and other Afghan leaders discussed a future without the pariah militia.